The Importance of Cross-Training Your Employees

The Importance of Cross-Training Your Employees | Future Force Personnel

Rotating employees between jobs, or simply cross-training them, can offer a lot of value to your company. For instance, it gives your employees a bigger picture understanding of the organization and how it works. It demonstrates to them what workers on other teams do and why it’s important. It also enables you to tap an… Read More »

7 Ways a Manager Can Become a Better Leader

Ways a Manager Can Become a Better Leader | Future Force Personnel

Being a manager doesn’t automatically translate into being a leader. Managing is a task, while leadership is a combination of positive values, a clear vision, good communication skills, and understanding your team’s dynamics, so you know how to motivate each individual. Anyone can be a manager, yet being a good leader is more challenging. So… Read More »

How to Set Tangible Goals for Your Job Search

How to Set Tangible Goals for Your Job Search | Future Force Personnel

Ready for a change with your job? Before you can celebrate a new opportunity, you have to go through the search process. It can be a challenging experience if you don’t approach it the right way. Instead, make sure you set tangible goals before you launch your search. The process will be easier, and you’ll… Read More »

How to Motivate Yourself to Find a New Job

How to Motivate Yourself to Find a New Job | Future Force Personnel

Being unhappy at work can not only impact your career but your quality of life. It’s why, if you’re bored, disengaged, or dissatisfied, it might be a good time to start looking for a new opportunity. Before you do that, though, make sure you’re in the right frame of mind for success. Here are some… Read More »

3 Ways to Prep for an Interview

3 Ways to Prep for an Interview | Future Force

Job searches are stressful overall. However, the interview might be the most anxiety-inducing aspect of it. Oftentimes, these can feel more like interrogations and less like the conversations they’re supposed to be. Also, if you’re like most candidates, you think that one minor mistake will blow your chances of getting the offer. This can certainly… Read More »

Interview Question Prep: “Why Do You Want this Job?”

Fielding uncomfortable interview questions is part of the process of getting hired. The secret to nailing your answers is to know what’s coming and prepare. One question you can bet on getting is: “Why do you want this job?” This can be tricky to answer when you only have a superficial understanding of the job… Read More »

Writing Down Affirmations to Kick Off Your Week

Your thoughts control your attitude and your mood. It, therefore, makes sense to try and remain positive. However, when life gets hard, this can seem impossible. How can you boost your mindset? One common way is with the use of affirmations. What are affirmations? Affirmations are simply positive words or statements you use to remain… Read More »

How to See Past a Bad Interview

Has this ever happened to you? You thought you found a perfect candidate. Then you brought them in for a final interview, and they botched it? This can be hugely disappointing, considering the amount of time and effort spent during the hiring process. However, just because a candidate had one poor performance doesn’t necessarily mean… Read More »

Stop Wishing Your Days Away

Have you reached a point where you can’t wait for every day to be over? Are you tired, run down, and sick of your routine? Instead of wishing each day away, find more joy and balance in it. To do that: Limit screen time. As much as you love your phone, it could be taking… Read More »

Tips for a Quick Refresh When Feeling Burned Out During the Work Day

Are you having a difficult time staying productive and motivated at work? You’re not alone. After a year filled with shutdowns, restrictions, fear, and stress, everyone is feeling some form of pandemic fatigue. The good news is that there are steps you can take to re-energize and refocus yourself so you feel better and back… Read More »